12. Excellence in Dementia Care

The person nominated will:

  • demonstrate a thorough understanding of the nature and impact of mental health issues on individuals
  • understand the impact of dementia upon the key people in individuals lives
  • keep abreast of emerging practice
  • understand the importance of person centred care and the biographical model of practice
  • challenge outdated or poor attitudes and practices
  • work to support individuals and their families to take as much control over their lives as they are willing or able to
  • act as a role model to colleagues, and
  • promote the respect, dignity and wellbeing of individuals using services in all of their work.

Examples of the nominees work should be recorded, together with outcomes.

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